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Company: Community Healthlink

Location: Worcester, MA

Date Posted: May 29, 2014

Source: Community Healthlink

Community Healthlink’s (CHL) /*Detox*/, acute inpatient substance abuse treatment services, providers 24 hour nursing care and observation for clients that are detoxing from drugs and alcohol.

 

The length of stay varies per client, though the average is 4 to 6 days for the detoxification program. An aftercare plan is developed for everyone who completes the program, and clients are offered help with aftercare placement and treatment.

 

Community Healthlink’s detoxification program has been awarded a three-year accreditation by the /*Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities*/ (CARF). It commended the detoxification program for adopting a “*continuous quality improvement focus*” and for integrating case management into the clinical process, “*resulting in the formulation of thorough* *and comprehensive transition plans*” for its clients.

 

CHL’s detoxification program is licensed by the /*Massachusetts Department of Public Health*/.

 

Inpatient detoxification services include:

  * *Medical monitoring for acute alcohol/drug intoxication.*
  * *Potentially severe withdrawal syndrome and ...
Community Healthlink’s (CHL) /*Detox*/, acute inpatient substance abuse treatment services, providers 24 hour nursing care and observation for clients that are detoxing from drugs and alcohol.

 

The length of stay varies per client, though the average is 4 to 6 days for the detoxification program. An aftercare plan is developed for everyone who completes the program, and clients are offered help with aftercare placement and treatment.

 

Community Healthlink’s detoxification program has been awarded a three-year accreditation by the /*Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities*/ (CARF). It commended the detoxification program for adopting a “*continuous quality improvement focus*” and for integrating case management into the clinical process, “*resulting in the formulation of thorough* *and comprehensive transition plans*” for its clients.

 

CHL’s detoxification program is licensed by the /*Massachusetts Department of Public Health*/.

 

Inpatient detoxification services include:

  * *Medical monitoring for acute alcohol/drug intoxication.*
  * *Potentially severe withdrawal syndrome and related medical problems.*
  * * 24 hour nursing care and observation.*
  * *Bio-psychosocial assessment and treatment planning.*
  * *Intensive aftercare planning and referrals.*
  * *Daily individual and group counseling.*
  * *Nicotine replacement therapy.*


Flexible Substitute Worker duties are but not limited to:

  * Ability to implement program policies and procedures in order to maintain daily structure and consistency within the program milieu and maintain compliance with DPH licensing standards
  * Ability to effectively communicate and develop positive professional relationships with staff and co-workers and outside professionals and complete all required documentation
  * Knowledge of and ability to work effectively with community based resources, referral networks, and public/private systems of care
  * Ability to assess basic physical, social, educational, legal and service needs of a client and coordinate care with other inter-agency and community based providers
  * Work with treatment team to provide comprehensive intakes and assessments to include clinical, legal and additional support service needs for clients
  * Develop appropriate comprehensive aftercare plans for clients
  * Coordinate and provide transportation as needed
  * Participate in daily multidisciplinary team to discuss client issues
  * Make referrals and assist clients with transition to behavioral treatment providers including outpatient services, residential placement, and self help groups
  * Document treatment relevant information in charts; assessments, follow up interviews, case conferences, behavioral issues on the unit, coordination with other agencies or programs, clinical team treatment decisions, discharges and others


Case Manager I - HSD/GED required; associate's degree preferred

Case Manager II - Bachelor's degree required; degree and/or coursework in social work, counseling, psychology or related field preferred.

  * Certification in addictions counseling or minimum of one (1) year of experience in field required.

  * Current valid US-issued driver's license and ability to provide registered and insured automobile for work related purposes.

  * Knowledge of the Massachusetts continuum of care for substance abuse.

  * Understanding of addiction and recovery.

  * Desire to serve others required.

  * Demonstrated strong work ethic, ability to work independently, and ability to contribute to team objectives required.

  * Preference will be given to those with experience in social services and/or working with program's population.

    All Bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

     

     

Community Healthlink is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.  Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.

*If applicable, Community Healthlink shall also abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a).  These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability.  These regulations require affirmative action by Community Healthlink to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.* , ,
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